1. Philadelphia Flyers: Who Should Succeed Chris Pronger as Team Captain?

    With the unfortunate news that Philadelphia Flyers defenseman and captain Chris Pronger has been lost for the season due to post-concussion syndrome, the Flyers find themselves with a gaping leadership void...

    Joe Boylan Written by Joe Boylan about 3 years ago 1,459 reads 4 comments

  2. Philadephia Eagles: Bring Back Donovan McNabb and Other Ways to Fix the Team

    Oh, Dream Team, what has become of you? The team that was stacked with free-agent mercenaries that proclaimed themselves the Super Bowl favorite has crashed and burned in the most spectacular way...

    Joe Boylan Written by Joe Boylan about 3 years ago 4,094 reads 31 comments

  3. Philadelphia Flyers: Best Players in History by Number

    The Flyers have a long and storied history; just ask them, and they'll tell you. The team just announced they will be retiring No. 2 in honor of recent Hall of Fame inductee Mark Howe...

    Joe Boylan Written by Joe Boylan about 3 years ago 4,108 reads 4 comments

  4. 7 Most Unlikable Philadelphia Eagles

    The thing about the Andy Reid teams of previous years is that they were all easy to root for. They had guys with great character; players you could pull for. Yes, "Andy Reid Type" players as so many pundits would put it...

    Joe Boylan Written by Joe Boylan about 3 years ago 1,264 reads 3 comments

  5. Philadelphia Eagles: Timeline to a Disaster

    The Dream Team. All those high-profile Pro Bowl free agent signings. The chips are all in. All of that chest thumping...

    Joe Boylan Written by Joe Boylan about 3 years ago 857 reads 1 comments

  6. Philadelphia Flyers: 5 Numbers That Could Be Retired

    The Philadelphia Flyers have a long and storied history and have had a number of great players along the way...

    Joe Boylan Written by Joe Boylan about 3 years ago 2,850 reads 8 comments

  7. Penn State Scandal: Joe Paterno Must Go Now

    When something you passionately believe in is exposed as a fraud, you tend not to want to hear it. Ask the students and Joe Paterno supporters who showed up on his lawn last night ...

    Joe Boylan Written by Joe Boylan about 3 years ago 680 reads 1 comments

  8. Philadelphia Phillies: How Jim Thome's Return Is a Sign of Good Things to Come

    With its fanbase still reeling as a result of their monumental playoff collapse, the Philadelphia Phillies made a quick move to give their fans hope that the window for another ...

    Joe Boylan Written by Joe Boylan about 3 years ago 1,476 reads 0 comments

  9. Penn State Scandal: The Complicity of Joe Paterno and Mike McQueary

    The disgusting acts of legendary former Penn State defensive coordinator, Jerry Sandusky, the man who played a major role in the success of Penn State's football program and put together ...

    Joe Boylan Written by Joe Boylan about 3 years ago 4,330 reads 11 comments

  10. Philadelphia Flyers: Grading the New Additions One Month in

    For the Philadelphia Flyers , the 2011 offseason was probably more exciting than the team's previous regular season...

    Joe Boylan Written by Joe Boylan about 3 years ago 4,103 reads 3 comments

  11. Philadelphia Flyers: How the Jeff Carter Trade Has Paid off so Far

    On June 23, 2011, the Flyers shook up the NHL world by dealing Jeff Carter—their one-time leading goal scorer and the previous November's 11-year deal signee—to the ...

    Joe Boylan Written by Joe Boylan about 3 years ago 366 reads 9 comments

  12. Philadelphia Flyers: Eric Lindros, the Prodigal Son Returns. Hopefully

    In September of 2008 the Flyers had a ceremony honoring the final year of the Spectrum's existence, honoring the former captains of the team and naming Mike Richards the team's 17th captain...

    Joe Boylan Written by Joe Boylan about 3 years ago 1,397 reads 2 comments

  13. 2011 Philadelphia Phillies: Done in by Honor and Hubris

    The 2011 Philadelphia Phillies posted 102 wins, more than any other team in the franchise's 128-year history. They had four starting pitchers who each would've been the ace on the pitching staffs of probably 75 percent of Major League Baseball...

    Joe Boylan Written by Joe Boylan about 3 years ago 726 reads 2 comments

  14. Philadelphia Phillies and the St. Louis Cardinals: The Party Is over

    There has been talk of dynasty in this town for quite some time, but that talk was premature. One World Series does not a dynasty make...

    Joe Boylan Written by Joe Boylan about 3 years ago 2,539 reads 30 comments

  15. Philadelphia Flyers: Fan Favorites Who Wound Up with Hated Rivals

    As the 2011-12 Flyers season is set to start, there are many fresh faces here, and many other faces gone...

    Joe Boylan Written by Joe Boylan about 3 years ago 1,708 reads 0 comments

  16. Why the St. Louis Cardinals Will Eliminate the Philadelphia Phillies

    The Philadelphia Phillies have just gone through two series against teams chasing them: the Atlanta Braves and the Milwaukee Brewers ...

    Joe Boylan Written by Joe Boylan about over 3 years ago 2,973 reads 62 comments

  17. Mike Richards and the Worst Captains in Philadelphia Flyers History

    On September 16th the Philadelphia Flyers made official the naming of Chris Pronger as the team's 18th captain. It was not exactly a surprise. From the time Pronger arrived in Philadelphia in 2009 there was an apparent rift in the locker room...

    Joe Boylan Written by Joe Boylan about over 3 years ago 4,230 reads 20 comments

  18. Philadelphia Phillies' Statement Series Against the Atlanta Braves

    It's over. The NL East Race is over. Finished. Done. If the Phillies go 11-12 in their remaining games the Braves would have to go 20 -1 to tie the Phillies for the division lead...

    Joe Boylan Written by Joe Boylan about over 3 years ago 839 reads 5 comments

  19. Philadelphia Flyers: Requiem for 'The Beast', Brad McCrimmon

    Brad McCrimmon, former Flyers defenseman, was killed when a plane carrying the KHL team he coached crashed shortly after takeoff in western Russia on Wednesday. McCrimmon was 52 years old...

    Joe Boylan Written by Joe Boylan about over 3 years ago 3,262 reads 5 comments

  20. Philadelphia Flyers: 5 Games Full of Intrigue Before 2012

    The 2011-12 Philadelphia Flyers promise to be a team full of intrigue. A huge roster overhaul, change in leadership, a new course set for the future, an elite goaltender and a hockey legend brought in as free agents...

    Joe Boylan Written by Joe Boylan about over 3 years ago 621 reads 0 comments

  21. Philadelphia Phillies: After an Odd Weekend, Is There Cause for Concern?

    While much of the focus after the Phillies ' loss to the Marlins on Sunday was directed at Joe West and his controversial and puzzling "ground rule out" call, the Phillies themselves did little to help their cause...

    Joe Boylan Written by Joe Boylan about over 3 years ago 551 reads 9 comments

  22. Philadelphia Phillies: Joe West and His Illogical and Arrogant Call

    In the sixth inning of the Phillies - Marlins game played on Sunday, September 4th, Florida manager Jack McKeon and Umpire Crew Chief Joe West combined to make both an illogical instant replay request and the most asinine call in recent memory...

    Joe Boylan Written by Joe Boylan about over 3 years ago 2,829 reads 22 comments

  23. Beloved Philadelphia Athletes Who Painfully Wound Up Playing Elsewhere

    The Philadelphia athlete who was beloved in this city and either spent their whole career, or at least retired here, is rare indeed. Bobby Clarke, Julius Irving and Mike Schmidt are three who come to mind...

    Joe Boylan Written by Joe Boylan about over 3 years ago 463 reads 0 comments

  24. Jaromir Jagr and 7 Other Players the Flyers Acquired Too Late in Their Careers

    The Flyers ' acquisition of Jaromir Jagr on the first day of free agency this summer has been a somewhat controversial one...

    Joe Boylan Written by Joe Boylan about over 3 years ago 3,368 reads 18 comments

  25. Philadelphia Flyers: The 8 Best Post-Lockout Moves

    The 2004-05 NHL season was lost to a lockout that lasted 44 weeks and 2 days. It stands today as a significant dividing line for the league...

    Joe Boylan Written by Joe Boylan about over 3 years ago 1,333 reads 1 comments